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    Foot Locker’s CFO is due to retire in April


    Foot Locker expects Lauren B. Peters to step down as executive vice president and chief financial officer and retire in April 2021. The sports retailer has engaged the headhunting firm Crist | Kolder to find a successor from in- or outside its ranks. Peters has been with ...

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    Zipfit hires new managers


    Zipfit , an American producer of ski boot liners has boosted its management . The company has hired Chris Dominick to become its managing director and head of North American sales. Dominick is notably the co-founder of Wise Bar , a “superfood” bar in Colorado. Zipfit has also hired ...

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    Lululemon has a new CFO and a new director, both female


    Lululemon has promoted Meghan Frank to chief financial officer. She is the first woman to hold the post at the apparel brand. Frank has been serving since April as interim co-CFO alongside Alex Grieve , Lululemon’s vice president and controller. Frank began her career as an associate with ...

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    SMS looks to expand in Asia


    Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS) has appointed Eric Lynge as special for Asia in order to expand its operations in the region, particularly in the areas of golf, cycling, outdoor and tennis. He will continue as the chief executive of the Asian Golf Industry Federation , which he has ...

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    A new generation at the head of Sporthaus Schuster


    Flori Schuster , the 65-year-old main partner in the iconic Munich sports retailer, will be retiring from the management of Sporthaus Schuster on March 31, 2021, after running the family-owned company since 1984. Rainer Angstl , who has been working alongside Schuster since 2003 as managing director, will remain head ...

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    Shimano hires a Spanish country manager


    Shimano Iberia has hired Bruno Prieto to be its country manager in Spain. Prieto was most recently chief executive of Sport Lifestyle , for a little less than a decade, and before then a sales attaché for Campagnolo Ibérica . Earlier still he was a technician – presumably ...

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    Vicky Free will run Adidas’ global marketing operations


    Adidas has appointed a new global marketing director, Vicky Free . She will take up the new role in the position of senior vice president at the company’s head office in Herzogenaurach on Jan. 4, reporting to Brian Grevy , executive board member of the group responsible for global ...

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    Fast-growing Fila rebuilds its DACH sales organization


    Medico Sports Fashion , the German sub-licensee of Fila for Continental Europe, has reorganized its sales structure for the DACH region, with the goal to help establish Fila among the top five sports brands in Europe. It says that Fila has achieved annual retail sales in the “upper three-digit-million-euro ...

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    IIC elects Intersport Germany’s CEO to its management board


    Intersport International Corporation (IIC) has elected Alexander von Preen , chief executive of Intersport Germany , to its management board with a unanimous vote. Von Preen’s term extends to the annual general meeting in 2023. Intersport Germany has been absent of late from the management board due to the ...

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    Vincent Wauters will lead Rossignol, boosting apparel and digital


    The alpine ski industry is going through a major generational change as it seeks new avenues of diversification. After the retirement of Jean-Marc Pambet as chief executive of Salomon one year ago and the more recent resignation of the 50-year-old Antonio Dus as CEO of ...

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    A top manager quits Sport 2000


    Markus Hupach is stepping down by his own choice from his position as one of the three general managers of Sport 2000 GmbH , the new company that oversees the operations of Sport 2000 in Germany, Switzerland and the Benelux countries on behalf of the ANWR Group . With ...

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    +++ Selle Royal Group has announced the departure of Nicola Rosin , its managing director, after 19 years with the company +++ Lai Hin Wing Henry Stephen , a Hong Kong notary public, has taken the place of Mei Ming Zhi on the board of Anta Sports Products ...

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    Speedo will get a new global brand director who is now in charge of Berghaus


    Pentland Brands will be shifting Kev McFadyen from brand director of Berghaus to global brand director of Speedo in January. McFadyen, who assumed his Berghaus post when he was hired by Pentland in 2018, will remain on the brand’s advisory board, alongside Sir Chris Bonington ...

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    Lululemon expands its leadership team


    Lululemon Athletica has promoted one of its managers, Celeste Burgoyne , and brought in an experienced manager, André Maestrini , who will join the company from Adidas in January to serve as executive vice president in charge of international operations. It has also appointed a new manager in ...

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    Change at the top of Intersport Sverige


    Markus Wibergh has resigned as president and chief executive of Intersport Sverige , just as the Swedish retail group is coming out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. He was replaced on Nov. 2 by Pontus Petersson , who had been serving as chief financial officer since 2017, after handling ...

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    VF appoints a new VP of inclusion and diversity


    VF Corp. has appointed Lauren Guthrie as vice president of global inclusion and diversity (I D) in replacement of Reggie Miller , who is resigning. Guthrie has worked in merchandising for most of her career, first at Abercrombie Fitch and Levi Strauss , then in ...

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    Melchers Group combines Venice Beach and Joy Sportswear


    The German Melchers Group , which has more than 50 brands from various industries under its umbrella, has reorganized its apparel segment. Its Scoretex subsidiary will serve as the “Home of Brands” for all four of the group’s sports brands. In addition to the labels Venice Beach and ...

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    Antonio Dus leaves Tecnica


    The Tecnica Group says that its chief executive, Antonio Dus , is leaving in December 2020 “in order to be able to devote himself to other personal and professional projects.” The company’s chairman, Alberto Zanatta , will be acting as CEO on an interim basis with effect from Nov. ...

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    Fogliato will run Columbia’s omni-channel activities in executive reshuffle


    Columbia Sportswear Company has announced a series of senior leadership changes executing on transition plans while supporting the company’s omni-channel programs for growth and unlocking digital opportunities. The company is aligning its organizational structure globally “to accelerate our business transformation with a focus on e-commerce and digital,” said ...

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    Nike manager switches to Snipes


    The Deichmann group has appointed a long-time Nike manager to the new position of European general manager for Snipes , its international chain of sneaker shops. Starting on Nov. 1, he will join Snipes’ founder and chief executive, Sven Voth , and Tim Spickenborn , the chief financial ...